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Author Nottage, Luke.
Title Product safety and liability law in Japan : from Minamata to mad cows / Luke Nottage.
Imprint London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004.

Author Nottage, Luke.
Subject Products liability -- Japan.
Product safety -- Law and legislation -- Japan.
Description 1 online resource (xvi, 308 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 255-303) and index.
Contents 'Re-orienting' Japan and its law -- The still-birth and re-birth of product liability in Japan -- Comparing the PL law with other 'strict liability' regimes in Europe, Australia and the US -- The PL law in action -- The future of PL in Japan: reformulation, reform, and re-regulation.
Summary This volume contests the culturalist view of Japan as being in the thrall of weak legal consciousness and consumerism, which has persisted in the wake of environmental disasters such as the mercury poisonings in Minamata in the 1950s.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0203644174 (electronic bk.)
9780203644171 (electronic bk.)
0415296854 (Cloth)
OCLC # 56549354
Additional Format Print version: Nottage, Luke. Product safety and liability law in Japan. London ; New York : RoutledgeCurzon, 2004 0415296854 (DLC) 2003012042 (OCoLC)52334797

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